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Old Bank House in Cark In Cartmel , Cumbria

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sleeps 11
6 rooms
2 bathrooms

Old Bank House description

Holiday home
Old Bank House is a characterful house in Cark in Cartmel. With six bedrooms, two doubles, two second floor twins, a single and a bunk room, it sleeps eleven comfortably. There is also a bathroom, a shower room, a ground floor cloakroom, a kitchen with dining area, a dining room with a woodburner and a sitting room with a woodburner. Outside there is a courtyard garden and roadside parking. Old Bank House is a large house in a great location, ideal for a large family.

The small village of Cark in Cartmel lies just a couple of miles from its more famous neighbour, Cartmel, in lovely Lakeland countryside. Cark is a stop on the Furness railway, and visitors to the village will enjoy a stroll to the local beach, or a quiet pint in one of the two friendly pubs. Holker Hall house and deer park are just a short walk from Cark. Cartmel is renowned for its racecourse, and the town is well served with a selection of shops, traditional pubs and a Michelin starred restaurant. There is so much to enjoy in the area, from country walks to boat trips on Windermere or a trip to the seaside resort of Grange over Sands. A great Lakeland base for your holiday.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Gas central heating with woodburners. Range cooker with double electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and toys. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent, additional wood available from village store. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample roadside parking next to cottage. Lockable bike storage. Courtyard and terrace with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mr Lowe
April 2016
This was a great location; the cottage was very comfortable and we would go back when we return to the area.
Mrs Pinches
December 2015
Liked the luxury of the open fire and general atmosphere of the house.
Mr Tomaney
November 2014
Heating very efficicient/userfriendly....we had 4 month twins with us so that was very important for us. Good location....friendly village.
Mrs Leach
August 2014
The bedrooms were well furnished, the location was good, near pubs and a shop. There was plenty of room to relax ( 2 living rooms , both with a TV/DVD.)
Mrs Ellison
April 2014
Had a wonderful couple of days with all the family. Felt really homely particularly once the fire was going! Everything you need. Kids loved it!
Glynis L
January 2015
Stayed here with friends over the new year period. House was pleasant enough but dark and wouldn't say it felt friendly although our stay was pleasant enough. Had to go out on arrival to stock up on wood for the fire - okay but had we arrived late on wouldn't have been quite so easy about it. Been to quite a few houses over the years but this wasn't one I'd like to return to. Very basic accommodation but clean - the plus is the ease to get to places from Cark. Might just be me and the house may suit others better.
Diane P
August 2014
Pros Excellent location,beautiful area, railway station in village. Plenty of space for 6 adults, 5 children and two small spaniels. Comfortable beds, plenty of hot water. Cons Greeted by suspicious damp smell. Very 'bitty' decor with woodwork painted dark brown. One of the two ovens does not work. Fridge has been repaired with a DIY handle, is difficult to open and leaks puddles on to the floor. Vertiginous stone steps in the garden are a hazard for small children and the elderly.
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